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as the economy continues to improve. but as cnbc's maria bartiromo points out, there may be a silver lining. >> every time we've seen a sell-off of 5%, a lot of people were expecting a correction of 5%. each time we've seen that, that selling has been met by buyers. they call it the so-called buy on the dip mentality. >> nbc's tracie potts has details, including what this means for homeowners. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. here's how you connect what's going on on wall street with the average american. when the fed says we're going to pull some of our support because the economy's doing better, that means interest rates may go up. if you're buying a car or sending a kid to college or, as you note, if you're buying a home. the housing market has been doing pretty well. take a look at the may numbers. 5 million homes sold in the month of may. that's up 4% from a month earlier. up almost 13% from a year earlier. the median home sale price right now for existing homes is $208,000. that's up 15% year over year. in fact, we've seen double-digit increases for six months i
of the eight world -- the eight largest economies in the world, or eight of the nine largest economies in the world if you will. what's interesting here is there's a split. you have the old g-7, the western powers on one side of the syria issue and russia on the other. president obama and the russian leader vladimir putin have their own one on one meeting later this afternoon. it's likely it's going to have a cold war-like tension to it. if you think about what happened between vladimir putin, david cameron, the prime minister of the uk, the meeting they had yesterday, that didn't seem to go so well when the issue of syria came up. it's hard to believe that it's going to go any better when the two presidents of the u.s. and russia meet for what is expected to be a lengthy and perhaps tension-filled bilateral meeting. >> thank you, chuck. >>> one topic sure to come up at the g-8 summit are those newly disclosed nsa surveillance programs. the man at the center of the leak edward snowden still in hiding as officials say he could reveal more top secret documents. former vice president dick
's not because of gas prices. aaa cites instead the sluggish economy and says people are just taking less time off. >>> microsoft reverses course on its new xbox one game console. users will now be able to play games offline without having to be connected to the internet. thaibl able to lend and sell used games. the xbox one goes on sale for $499. >>> and there could be more red arrows today on wall street after markets got slammed wednesday following comments by ben bernanke that the federal reserve may soon start scaling back its economic stimulus programs. if the economy keeps improving. but bernanke says that doesn't mean an interest rate hike is imminent. richard, back to you. >> kayla, thank you. >>> the country's second largest school system plans to order ipads for every student. the los angeles board of education approved a $30 million multi-year purchase. the first order, 31,000 ipads. the district has some 640,000 students, grades k through 12. the names george zimmer may not ring a bell but this ad certainly will. >> you're going to like the way you look. i guarantee it. >> zimmer
ireland's economy here in the last decade ever since the peace process between ireland and northern ireland. it just -- the country -- the province has gotten off to a slow start. but then after he does that speech that is directed to locals, it's beginning to the g-8 summit. and the issues here are going to be interesting in this respect when it comes to syria. you essentially have the old g-7 plus russia. russia, of course, was added to the g-8 a few years ago, and they're sort of isolated when it comes to syria. president putin is on the side of bashar al assad. he's been helping shar al assad with arms. putin had a one-on-one with british prime minister david cameron. that didn't go so well, he seemed to lecture the allies and what they planned to do with syria. syria is going to be a hot you topic. and what the consensus is. and is there consensus between the u.s., the brits and the french on what to do next with syrian opposition. >> nbc's chuck todd there in belfast. chuck, thank you. >>> and one topic sure to come up at the g-8 summit are the newly sclofd nsa programs. the m
off a new website. >>> the british economy is about to get ads 400 billion boost thanks to none other that will and kate's special delivery. royal baby sleepwear, booties and much more will be big business for the royal family and for retailers. >>> check out this $3,000 wart melon. these black skin melon grow only on japan's northern island heikedo. >>> you might consider investing in this letter written by george washington about the u.s. constitution. it's being auctioned off by christie's. >>> a radio host fired for going over the line. allen i'veson accused of abdu abducting his five children. >>> well, it's time for sports. for all the latest headlines, we're joined by betty. >> good morning, mara. in sports, in game three of the stanley cup final, bruins daniel paille rips a shot past crawford for a 1-0 lead. three minutes later, bergeron makes a power play goal. the bruins take the game and now have a 2-1 lead. >>> allen iverson's ex-wife has filed paperwork saying iverson has abducted the five children. but the former nba star allegedly never returned the children home from n
road trips. >>> the british economy is about to get a $400 million boost thanks to none other than will and kate's special delivery. royal baby sleepwear, booties and so much more will be big biz for the royal family and retailers. >>> and check out this $3,000 watermelon. boy, i sure hope it's worth it. these black skinned melons grown only in japan's northern island of hokido are dense and sweeter than regular watermelons. >>> three sport radios hosts have been fired for going over the line. you got to hear about this one. >>> and former nba star allen iverson is accused of abducting his five children. >>> plus, will brad pitt's world war z be a blockbuster or a bust? next. >>> all right. time to get the latest in sports now. game three of the stanley cup finals, bruins daniel paille rips a shot past goaltender corey crawford for a 1-0 lead. now ten minutes later patrice bergeron is left open on the back post for an easy power play goal making it 2-0, bruins. the bruins hold on to win, giving them a 2-1 series lead. >>> here is a bizarre story involving former nba star allen iver
progress for northern ireland's economy here in the last decade ever since the peace process between ireland and northern ireland. it just -- the country, the province has gotten off to a slow start. but then after he does that speech that's directed at locals, it's beginning the g-8 summit. and the issues here are going to be interesting when it comes to syria. you ses leshlly have the old g-7, and russia was added a few years ago. president pieten is on the side of bashar al assad. he's been helping bashar al assad with arms shipments and he's been quite critical of what the west has done with opposition. in fact yesterday, putin had a one-on-one with british prime minister david cameron. that didn't go so well. he seemed to lecture the allies on what they planned to do with syria. that is going to be the question is there consensus, veronica, between the u.s., the brits, the french and what to do next on the syrian opposition. >>> let's get you to another stories making news this morning. a man described as a moderate conservative claimed victory over the weekend in iran's electio
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